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An essential guide for leaders who want to use social media to be "open" while maintaining control
"Be Open, Be Transparent, Be Authentic" are the current leadership mantras-but companies often push back. Business is premised on the concept of control and yet the new world order demands openness-leaders do not know how to be open and be in control. This must-have resource will help the modern leader understand how to lead in the new open world-where blogging, twittering, facebooking, and digging are becoming the norm. the author lays out the steps that leaders must take to transform their organizations and themselves into being "open" -and exactly what that will mean.
In easy-to-understand language, this book will help leaders orient themselves to social networking and other technological advances.
How Open Leadership Differs from Traditional Leadership
Content from author Charlene Li
I find her style of writing captivating and the material in the book is well organized with a lot of useful practical suggestions.
I applaud Li for clearly spelling out the particulars of open leadership in the emergent social era; it's a needed book in an accessible style.
The subtitle helped assuage that fear though and after opening the book and starting to read, I realized that the title made perfect sense.
I got a promo on this book from Ms. Li. When I tried to unsubscribe from further unsolicited promos, I was told the address for unsubscribing was undeliverable. Read morePublished 7 months ago by David Molmen
I haven't read much on social technology. This book seems to be outstanding with a very knowledgeable author who really knows the topic. Read morePublished 13 months ago by C. Piotrowski
>>>..."BE OPEN, BE TRANSPARENT, BE AUTHENTIC are the current leadership mantras---but companies, organizations, etc. often push back... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Michael GreenGold
Social technology is changing the face of business as it changes the core element at the heart of business: relationships. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Rolf Dobelli
In one section of Open Leadership, author Charlene Li alludes to experience with a fearful, therefore miserable boss. Read morePublished on June 23, 2012 by Akweli Parker
"Charlene Li is co-author of great read, "Groundswell". She is a former Forrester Researcher...(No doubt, "Former Forrester" due to new book deal). Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by Amazon Customer
If you love social media, you will love this book. It is specifically written to help you convince your boss and co-workers to adopt social media and to dream big about all it... Read morePublished on December 8, 2011 by Burgundy Damsel
Open Leadership author Charlene Li has a great deal of credibility in the world of social media, having cowritten (with Josh Bernoff) one of the first and best books on the topic,... Read morePublished on July 31, 2011 by B. McEwan
this book has initiated a new journey for me and my office - it was a powerfully engaging book. I worked backwards and read the earlier and complementary "Groundswell". Read morePublished on July 24, 2011 by William J. Owen